Scientific establishments exemption order

Exemption order for scientific establishments from registering dogs and cats

The following was published in the Victorian Government Gazette on 14 August 2008 Page 1955, (gazette G33).

Exemption order under section 5

Domestic Animals Act 1994

Order in Council

The Governor in Council makes the following Order;

1. Objective

The objective of this Order is to exempt certain cats and dogs from the requirement to be registered and identified in accordance with the Domestic Animals Act 1994.

2. Authorising provision

This Order is made under section 5 of the Domestic Animals Act 1994.

3. Definitions

In this Order —

4. Exemption

A cat or dog is exempt from the registration and identification requirements of Part 2 of the Act provided the cat or dog —

(a) is owned by the holder of a SPPL or SPFL

(b) is housed on premises covered by a SPPL or SPFL

(c) has been bred for use in a scientific procedure or is being used or is intended to be used in a scientific procedure or is being used to breed dogs or cats for use in scientific procedures under a SPPL or SPFL

(d) is individually identified in a manner commensurate with the Act

Dated 11 August 2008
Responsible Minister
Minister for Agriculture

Clerk of the Executive Council

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